Training

5 tips for coping with injuries

Whether you’re training for the Olympics or your local triathlon, it’s just devastating not to be able to do what you want to do, says three-time Olympic triathlete Helen Jenkins. Here are her top 5 tips for coping with injury…
23 January 2017 at 12:54

How to periodise your training during the off-season

Andy Bullock and Emma-Kate Lidbury explain how to periodise your off-season triathlon training so you peak for your summer races
23 January 2017 at 09:17

6 training tips for heavyweight triathletes

Training for a triathlon is very different for heavyweight competitors. This is because studies show with added weight everything changes from your biomechanics to buoyancy. But this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, says Ross Edgley
20 January 2017 at 12:18

How to shave 3 minutes off your 10k run time in 6 weeks

Paul Larkins explains how to shave 3 minutes off your 10k run time in just 6 weeks
20 January 2017 at 09:29

10 ways to get through spectating an Ironman while your loved-one is competing

Just how are spectators supposed to occupy themselves during the 10… okay 12… OKAY 14!… hours between cheering their loved ones on at the start of an Ironman and avoiding contact with their moist, disgusting bodies at the finish? Martyn Brunt turns to his long-suffering wife Nicky to find out...
19 January 2017 at 09:00

21 must-do UK triathlons

From sprint distance to Ironman we list 21 must-do UK triathlons
16 January 2017 at 09:07

10 tips for taming your first Ironman

Preparing for your first Ironman? Here’s our 10 tip guide


13 January 2017 at 16:12

4 pool swim sessions for triathletes

John Wood has put together four swim set examples. Three are targeted towards one main skill: endurance, speed or open-water skills; while the final one is designed to help newer swimmers progress, ready to step up to the others.
11 January 2017 at 11:03

10 essential pool swim drills for triathletes

John Wood explains 10 key swim drills that should be a staple part of any triathlete's pool training
10 January 2017 at 10:52

6 open-water swimming skills to practise in the pool

We explain 6 key open-water swimming skills that you can practise in the pool over the winter so you are confident and flying come race-day
09 January 2017 at 08:59

Preparing for an Ironman: group vs solo training

Training for a long-distance triathlon and wondering how much you should train alone and how much with others? Coach, Simon Ward, and four-time Ironman champ, Lucy Gossage explain the pros and cons of both.
09 January 2017 at 08:50

Ironman-distance triathlons: the 10 best European Irons for beginners

Which Iron-distance triathlons are best for first timers? A long-distance triathlon is never easy but there are some that are more beginner-friendly than others. Here we pick our top 10 European iron-distance triathlons suitable for newcomers to 226km racing…
06 January 2017 at 08:54

Free Ironman run training plan

A free 12-week plan to help you nail the marathon leg of an Ironman
05 January 2017 at 08:56

Bonus sessions: strength and conditioning

Boost power this winter and reap the rewards come the new season
04 January 2017 at 10:00

Turbo session: long, steady film ride

Take out the monotony with this variation on a drinking game
03 January 2017 at 15:00

Swimming with fins: how to use fins to improve swim technique

John Wood explains the differences between swimming with long and short fins, their benefits and the best fin swim sets
03 January 2017 at 10:12

Sub-1hr sessions: run builder

Improve your pacing skills and start the new season strong
02 January 2017 at 11:06

Keep motivated and stick to your new year fitness resolutions!

Vowed that 2017 will be the year you stick to your fitness goals? Here are 5 top tips from coach Nick Beer to make sure you stay motivated...
01 January 2017 at 01:00

Strength training: side bridge hip abduction

Our 12 Days of Christmas special continues
31 December 2016 at 09:00

Strength training: tricep dips

Our 12 Days of Christmas special continues
30 December 2016 at 09:00